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Community Nurse - Truro Community Nursing Team

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, caring and motivated Community Nurse to join the Truro Community Nursing Team.

We are seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking professional who wants to help us deliver exceptional community care. A commitment to team working and providing excellence in patient care is a must as are exceptional communication and people skills.

You will need to be able to demonstrate real enthusiasm for community nursing as well as a desire for on-going professional development.

Car owner/driver and the ability to use a car for work are essential.

Proposed interview date: 24th July 2024

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care, without direct supervision, to patients, carers and relatives within their home environment, enabling them to enjoy maximum independence and optimum quality of life.

To work in partnership with patients and carers to offer support and advice and promote informed choice. Support the role of the Community Nurse Team leader.To work autonomously, providing effective, evidence-based care in line with competency and training record and organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.

To support all locality teams by working in a flexible way. Moving to work with the team in most need on a daily, weekly or monthly basis as service provision demands.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse - Adult
  • Current Professional Registration - NMC
  • Evidence of recent relevant personal professional development
  • To act as a mentor for student university placements. Having the mentoring qualification or being willing to work towards this qualification and attending mentorship updates as required.



  • A valid UK driving licence is required for this post and access to a vehicle

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Truro Health Park

Infirmary Hill



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